Our mission is to advance research for more research and
ultimately a cure for Dystonia. Click here to find out how
you can support dystonia research!
Real Patients. Real Answers. The Dystonia Survey Report is
Available now. Click here to see the results.
The DMRF Canada Support Group Network provides an
opportunity for people with dystonia to come together to
support one another, raise awareness, and fund-raise. Click
here to find a support group near you!
Join the Toronto Zoo Walk, a family-friendly community
event, to raise awareness of dystonia and to support the
work of the DMRF Canada. Click here for more details and to
Join DMRF Canada to create awareness through the "Dystonia
Moves Me" awareness campaign, taking place during the month
of September 2017. Click here to find out how you can get
In May 2016, DMRF Founders Frances and Samuel Beltzberg were recognized by Simon Fraser University with the 2016 President's Distinguished Community Leadership Award.
In addition to founding the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation 40 years ago, the Belzberg's have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to education, human rights, health care and the arts. Their shared vision and lifetime of service, community engagement and philanthropy has profoundly improved the overall well-being of community-oriented organizations that make a difference both locally and internationally.
The Dystonia Coalition is conducting a study to develop the best way to measure the symptoms and impact of blepharospasm.
This study is being conducted at Toronto Western Hospital by Dr. Susan Fox
For details on the study and eligibility criteria please click poster